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Accident Report Detail

Capsizing and sinking of the United States Drillship GLOMAR JAVA SEA in the South China Sea 65 Nautical Miles South-Southwest of Hainan Island, People’s Republic of China (Supersedes NTSB MAR-84-08)

Executive Summary

Probable Cause

Accident Location:   ,   Hainan Island, People's Republic of China South Chine Sea
Accident Date: 10/25/1983
Accident ID: DCA84AM003

Date Adopted: 3/3/1987
NTSB Number: MAR-87-02
NTIS Number: PB87-916402